There’s nothing complicated about the MSG’s decision on whether to include West Papua as a member, but that doesn’t make it easy, writes Dan McGarry.
Countries in the region should not ignore continuing anti-democratic actions by the Nauru government, writes Giff Johnson.
Vanuatu has seen a lot of high—and low—drama last week. That’s more than a lot of people wanted, writes Dan McGarry.
If governments don’t start reinventing their development agendas and means of implementation, in 15 years’ time, we will again be lamenting the inability of our islands to make progress on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals soon to be adopted by the UN, says Giff Johnson.
'A few days after cyclone Pam destroyed his home, a twelve-year-old boy taught me a paradoxical lesson about happiness,' writes Dan McGarry
What became apparent at the Pohiva-Bainimarama discourse is the setting of a new course in the way Pacific states are willing to carry out diplomatic relations. They are applying the Pacific way in which leaders can dialogue– without necessarily highlighting opposition on matters they differ on, writes Kalafi Moala.